Contact Us

Call 855.ASK.JCFS (855.275.5237) for one-call, toll-free access to all programs and services at all JCFS locations, or email us at


The Access Team is available from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday and other times by phone appointment. JCFS is closed on the weekend. 

For emergencies at all times:

Call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

For building closures due to weather conditions:

In case of severe weather call 312.673.2760 to find out the status of building closures and when they will reopen.

To report the abuse or neglect of a child, please call the Illinois Child Abuse Hotline at 800.25.ABUSE. If you are out-of-state, please call 217.524.2606.


If you are a youth seeking immediate non-emergency support, please contact the DCFS Youth Hotline at 800.232.3798.


For media inquiries:

Contact Elizabeth Taggart, Marketing Director, at 312.673.2777. 

JCFS Locations & Offices


For Intake and Inquiries:  855.ASK.JCFS (855.275.5237)


Downtown Chicago

Central Office

216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606
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Reception:  312.357.4800


Peterson Park 
3525 W. Peterson Ave., Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60659 
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Reception:  773.866.5035



Chicago - West Rogers Park

Abe and Ida Cooper Center

on the Esther Knapp Campus
6639 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL  60645

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Reception: 773.765.3100 


Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
3145 W. Pratt Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
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Reception:  773.467.3700


JCFS Therapeutic Day School and Yeshiva
at the Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
3145 W. Pratt Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
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Reception:  773.467.3900


Virginia Frank Child Development Center
3033 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
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Reception:  773.761.4550



Elaine Kersten Children’s Center

on the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Campus
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
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Reception:  847.412.4350


Roger S. Bloch Child & Family Counseling Center
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building 
5150 W. Golf Rd. 
Skokie, IL 60077
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Reception:  847.568.5200


9304 N. Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077
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Reception:  847.676.0078


Buffalo Grove

135 N Arlington Heights Road, Suite 104
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Reception:  847.392.8820



Anita M. Stone Building
3400 W. 196th St.
Flossmoor, IL 60422
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Reception:  708.798.1859